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  • President Truman and White House Restoration
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    President Truman and White House Restoration

    Clifton Truman Daniel, President Harry Truman’s eldest grandson, returned to the White House neighborhood to deliver a historical talk about why President Truman found it necessary to move…

  • World War I Combat Artists
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    World War I Combat Artists

    American History TV visited the National Air & Space Museum to learn about U.S. Army combat artists who were recruited to be part of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I. Our guide was the…

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  • Grove Park Inn and the Cold War
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    Grove Park Inn and the Cold War

    The federal government selected Asheville’s Grove Park Inn to house the nine Supreme Court Justices and the Judiciary Branch during the Cold War. Tracey Johnston-Crum, Grove Park Inn’s director of public…

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  • American History TV in Asheville North Carolina

    American History TV in Asheville, North Carolina

    C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018 LCV Cities Tour” in Asheville, North Carolina, from March 17-23 to feature the history and literary life of the…

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    Women, Law and Politics

    This 1971 discussion with five women is on the topic of “Women, Law and Politics.” The panel included Rep. Martha Griffiths (D-MI), a political science professor, a recent law school graduate,…

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  • NBC Report on the Womens Movement
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    NBC Report on the Women's Movement

    This series that aired on NBC beginning in September 1969 looks at the women’s movement. Hosted by several female correspondents, it examines women’s protests, court cases regarding fair…

  • Washington Journal Mona Charen and Debora Spar Womens Rights in 1968
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    Mona Charen and Debora Spar on Women's Rights in 1968

    Syndicated columnist Mona Charen and former Barnard College president Debora Spar talked about women’s rights in 1968 as part of C-SPAN’s “1968: America in Turmoil” series. The program began with…

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  • British Investment in US Cattle Industry
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    British Investment in U.S. Cattle Industry

    Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum curator Michael Grauer described how the British invested in American cattle ranching in the late 19th century. He argued that most major ranches were…

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  • Lessons Learned from the Battle of Kasserine Pass
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    Lessons Learned from the Battle of Kasserine Pass

    A panel of historians took audience questions and discussed lessons learned by the American military as a result of their defeat at the Battle of Kasserine Pass in 1943. This panel was the…

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  • Nuclear Weapons Testing and the Environment
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    Nuclear Weapons Testing and the Environment

    Colorado College professor Amy Kohout taught a class on nuclear weapons testing in the continental U.S. in the 1950s and '60s and how it impacted the environment. She described scientific…

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  • Lasting Impressions of World War I
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    Lasting Impressions of World War I

    The National World War I Museum and Memorial and the National Press Club co-hosted this press conference with three historians and a former Joint Chiefs of Staff chair to mark the final…

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  • Civil WarEra Women in the Federal Workforce
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    Civil War-Era Women in the Federal Workforce

    Jessica Ziparo, author of This Grand Experiment, talked about the experiences of women who worked for the federal government during the Civil War. She described the types of jobs they did,…

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  • Billy Graham and the Cove
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    Billy Graham and the Cove

    Pastor Billy Graham built a religious retreat in Asheville, North Carolina, called the Cove. His first child, Virginia “Gigi” Graham, talked about her father’s tie to North Carolina and his life and legacy…

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  • Impact of Nuremberg and Tokyo War Crimes Trials
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    Impact of Nuremberg and Tokyo War Crimes Trials

    U.S. Court of Appeals Judge Evan Wallach talked about the history of the Nuremberg and Tokyo war crime trials after World War II. He argued that these hearings impacted how evidence is used…

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  • Tour of Asheville North Carolina
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    Tour of Asheville, North Carolina

    Kevan Frazier, owner of Asheville by Foot Walking Tours, gave a tour of the city and highlighted some of its unique locations. C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2018…

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  • Civil Rights History and Urban Renewal
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    Civil Rights History and Urban Renewal

    African Americans arrived as slaves in Asheville, North Carolina, near the end of the 18th century, and since then they’ve played a role in the development of the city. In 2016, artist and activist DeWayne Barton…

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  • Henry Clay John C Calhoun and Daniel Webster
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    Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, and Daniel Webster

    Author H.W. Brands discussed 19th century political figures Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun and Daniel Webster. He explained why the three statesmen were critical to American politics between…

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  • Mountain Music Archives
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    Mountain Music Archives

    The music of Appalachia is a mix of African and European cultures. Warren Wilson College collected a decade of interviews and live performances during the 1960s and '70s to preserve the sounds of Appalachian…

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  • Biltmore
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    Biltmore

    Biltmore is the largest home in America. Leslie Klingner, curator of interpretation, toured the main level of the 175,000 square foot home, including George Washington Vanderbilt’s favorite room. Parker Andes,…

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  • emFace the Nationem with George Wallace
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    Face the Nation with George Wallace

    American Independent Party candidate George Wallace is interviewed about the 1968 presidential campaign. The former Democratic Governor of Alabama discusses his chances of winning, what he…

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